VERTICAL LIMIT

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Martin Campbell Stars: Chris O'Donnell, Robin Tunney, Bill Paxton, Scott Glenn, Izabella Scorpurio, Ben Mendelsohn, Robert Taylor, Steve Le Marquand, Temeura Morrison, Stuart Wilson. Martin Campbell (Goldeneye, The Mask Of Zorro, etc) is quickly building a reputation as a director of exciting, action yarns. His latest film Vertical Limit takes audiences on a spectacular thrill ride on top of one of the world's highest and most treacherous mountain peaks, and further enhances his reputation. Vertical Limit combines the Continue reading

THE CHAMBER

Reviewed by GREG KING Director:James Foley Stars:Chris O'Donnell, Gene Hackman, Faye Dunaway, Lela Rochon, Robert Prosky, David Marshall Grant, Raymond Barry, Bo Jackson, Josef Sommer, Nicholas Pryor, Harve Presnell, Richard Bradford Running Time:110 minutes A far cry from the lightweight drama and largely implausible conspiracy themes of The Pelican Brief, etc, The Chamber is possibly the darkest and most sombre in tone of the five screen adaptations of John Grisham's popular legal thrillers. It is also more character driven, and this noticeable shift in Continue reading

BATMAN & ROBIN

Reviewed by GREG KING Director: Joel Schumacher Stars: Arnold Schwarzenegger, George Clooney, Chris O'Donnell, Uma Thurman, Alicia Silverstone, Michael Gough, Pat Hingle, Elle McPherson, Jeep Swenson, John Glover, Elizabeth Sanders Running Time: 134 minutes. Former costume designer turned director, Joel Schumacher continues to stamp his own distinct imprimatur on the phenomenally successful Batman series. For this fourth installment in the series, he continues to shift away from the darker, angst-ridden mood established by Tim Burton in the first two films, Continue reading